Additional three projects secured for the Centre for Loneliness Studies

The newly established Centre for Loneliness Studies has secured a further three projects in addition to the three already secured earlier this year:

  • Reducing Loneliness through the built environment - Business Boost award from Faculty - working with International property developers Lendlease.

  • A Review of the impact of loneliness and social isolation on health and well-being for the Welsh Government - with Ob3 Research and colleagues in the Departments of Denistry and Psychology.

  • A Review of key mechanisms in intergenerational practices, and their effectiveness at reducing loneliness and social isolation , again for the Welsh Government with Ob3 Research and a colleague in the Department of Denistry.

They are currently working on a plan for future work and to involve more members of staff and PhD students across the University in our work. If you are interested in getting involved, you can contact the centre director Andrea Wigfield at a.wigfield@sheffield.ac.uk.